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  1. Suspect arrested after cocaine worth over R30m found in container

    Date: 18 May 2020
    The Hawks say preliminary investigations reveal the container came from abroad and travelled through different provinces before getting to Cape Town. A 37-year-old suspect has been arrested by the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) (the Hawks) after cocaine worth over R30.4 million was seized. Hawks spokespe... See full details

  2. Collins Khosa’s family now preparing to sue state for damages

    Date: 16 May 2020
    With one court victory in the bag, Collins Khosa’s family is now readying for the next legal battle: a damages claim. The High Court in Pretoria yesterday found in favour of the slain father of three’s family in the urgent application they launched earlier this month in a bid to halt police and military brutality during ... See full details

  3. DA welcomes court ruling on Collins Khosa case

    Date: 16 May 2020
    The party also lodged a complaint with the military ombudsman to request an independent investigation into the killing of Khosa. The Democratic Alliance (DA) has welcomed a High Court in Pretoria ruling on Friday ordering the suspension of South African National Defence Force (SANDF) soldiers and Johannesburg Metro Police Department... See full details

  4. Motorist tortured as hijackings increase

    Date: 16 May 2020
    HIJACKERS are back and it’s business as usual – that’s the finding from Tracker, whose statistics revealed this week that as the lockdown eased to level 4, criminals were back on the streets. On Wednesday, a 49-year-old man was hijacked in Durban by suspects and allegedly abducted and tortured. He was taken to an unknown ... See full details

  5. Motorist tortured as hijackings increase

    Date: 16 May 2020
    HIJACKERS are back and it’s business as usual – that’s the finding from Tracker, whose statistics revealed this week that as the lockdown eased to level 4, criminals were back on the streets. On Wednesday, a 49-year-old man was hijacked in Durban by suspects and allegedly abducted and tortured. He was taken to an unknown ... See full details

  6. Suspect arrested for illicit cigarettes charged after allegedly bribing police with R100K

    Date: 15 May 2020
    Police say the two suspects who were arrested were also charged for contravening the Immigration Act. Police in KwaZulu-Natal arrested seven men on Thursday night who were allegedly found in possession of a number of boxes containing counterfeit cigarettes and hair weaves. Police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele said the... See full details

  7. Pressure grows to ease lockdown

    Date: 15 May 2020
    THE POLITICAL fallout over the future of the country’s lockdown continues to heat up among political parties, organised labour and business, despite Pre... See full details

  8. Lockdown is to control the disease, not to control people – Mandela Foundation

    Date: 15 May 2020
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Flag08-626x418.jpg" alt="Lockdown is to control the disease, not to co... See full details

  9. Lockdown is to control the disease, not to control people – Mandela Foundation

    Date: 15 May 2020
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Flag08-626x418.jpg" alt="Lockdown is to control the disease, not to co... See full details

  10. How to go about online shopping, deliveries

    Date: 15 May 2020
    Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition Ebrahim Patel late yesterday unlocked online shopping for consumers and traders for e-commerce. Ladies and gentlemen, the online shopping doors at the website of your choice are now open to sell almost anything, except of course for those ol&rsquo; devils, cigarettes and booze. Min... See full details

  11. NO LEVEL 3 RELIEF SOON FOR HOT SPOTS

    Date: 14 May 2020
    &nbsp; PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa | GCIS THE NATIONAL lockdown will be eased at the end of this month but only in ... See full details

  12. Heads must roll, says Steenhuisen as he prepares DA for court action against lockdown

    Date: 14 May 2020
    The DA leader has accused the president of playing on people&rsquo;s fears. Democratic Alliance leader John Steenhuisen will today announce the party&rsquo;s court action against government&rsquo;s lockdown regulations. The DA has called for the national Covid-19 lockdown to end &ldquo;swiftly&rdquo;, following President Cyr... See full details

  13. Hygiene first, then teaching can follow, teachers’ unions say

    Date: 14 May 2020
    Teachers&rsquo; unions are balking at the idea of some schools reopening next week, claiming that a number of burning issues still have to be dealt with. Teachers&rsquo; unions say only two of the country&rsquo;s nine provinces have met minimum sanitation and safety standards at schools to allow management teams to return to work ne... See full details

  14. FULL SPEECH: ‘Most of SA’ to be on level 3 by the end May, while level 4 to get easier too

    Date: 14 May 2020
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/660x371.jpg" alt="FULL SPEECH: &ls... See full details

  15. Police nab five with pile of cash and unregistered medicine

    Date: 14 May 2020
    Police say the suspects will appear in court on Thursday. The police in Makhado on Tuesday arrested five suspects aged between 23 and 44 after they were found in possession of a large amount of cash and unregistered medicine. Police spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo said the suspects were arrested during an intellige... See full details

  16. 11 held in Ballito, cops didn’t rough up boy (4)

    Date: 14 May 2020
    AN INTERNAL police investigation into a scuffle between two municipal peace officers and a father has found that the officers did not manhandle his 4-year-old son. Furthermore, the KwaDukuza Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal claimed that the father in the video had tried to run away from the officers w... See full details

  17. EC budgets R50m to upgrade hospitals for Covid-19

    Date: 13 May 2020
    The Eastern Cape department of public works and infrastructure has planned for the refurbishments to be completed by the end of May. The Eastern Cape department of public works and infrastructure is upgrading 28 healthcare facilities in the province&rsquo;s six regions. The province is preparing itself for more Covid-19 pati... See full details

  18. Gauteng man arrested for manufacturing illegal ‘libido’ drugs

    Date: 13 May 2020
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Libido-6-557x418.jpeg" alt="Gauteng man arrested for manufacturing illegal &lsquo;libido&rsquo; dru... See full details

  19. Draft laws on cooked food for the poor will make them even more vulnerable – WC govt

    Date: 13 May 2020
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/EWwzf2OXsAIdjVz-557x418.jpeg" alt="Draft laws on cooke... See full details

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